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David Hatt, Alexander Hattersley, James Hatton,
William Hawkes, Thaddeus Hawking, William Hawking,


David Hatt

They feature briefly in Edna Arnold's book 'Tarnagulla the way it was' Page 233, Harry H Smith arrived around 1870 and resided with his nephew David Hatt until the later died. He then lived with his aunt and visited England on two occasions. Harry Smith was the Secretary and Librarian of the Wesleyan church Sunday School and a member of the local MUIOOF He died around 16 Nov 1897 aged 43 years after 27 years in the Colonies

David Hatt 1813 - 19 Mar 1881 #3044 aged 68 aon of Lucy and George Hatt, and his wife Margaret 1824 - 23 Jan 1902 aged 78, both died at Tarnagulla. Captain David Hatt was bringing an English barque into Poverty Bay, new Zealand when the vessel was wrecked. Captain Hatt was rescued by a young Maori woman whom he then married and both settled in Elgin St, Sandy Creek (Tarnagulla) where he formed a partnership in 1853 with Thomas King to develop what was called Poverty Reef, one of the richest gold producing mines in the area. In 1855 David and his brother Stephen opened another mine north of Poverty Reef

Stephen Hatt 1826 - 1874 #12153 aged 48, born in Hampshire son of Lucy and George Hatt, wed 1862 #1418 to Annie Jacks 1831 - 1911 aged 80. The family lived at Tarnagulla then Burrumbeet

5 Children 1. Annie Hatt 1862 #10268
2. David Hatt 1865 #10623 wed 1888 #6655 to Mary Ann Jewell
3. Stephen George Hatt 1867 #10124 wed Ada Walker
4. Charles Henry Hatt 1869 #20990 lived 6 years
5. Susanah Hatt 1871 #19533
2. David Hatt 1865 #10623 wed 1888 #6655 to Mary Ann Jewell 1868 #9762 dau of Mary Cameron and Edwin Jewell born at Inglewood
5 Children 1. David Hatt 1889 #35641
2. May Hatt 1891 #28151
3. Chas Hy Hatt 1892 #8480
4. Annie Hatt 1896 #7256
5. Beryl Ada Hatt 1906 #14404
3. Stephen George Hatt 1867 #10124 wed 1891 #5737 to Ada Walker 1868 - 1944 #7509 aged 76,
8 Children 1. Charles Henry Hatt 1892 #8480
2. George Stanley Hatt 1893 #35452
3. Claude Leslie Hatt 1895 #24785
4. Winifred Dagmar Hatt 1897 #20126
5. Eveline Hatt 1900 #14868
6. Stephen Hatt 1901 #22962
7. Susy Constance Hatt 1903 #14065
8. Beryl Hatt

Alexander Hattersley

Marriages Dec 1852 - Alexander Hattersley and Rebecca Day in Macclesfield Vol 8a page 242. The district Macclesfield is in the county of Cheshire

Alexander Johnson Hattersley 1821 - 1869 #8155 aged 48 son of Betty Boulton and John Hattersley of Lancashire, came Feb 1869 on the Corona with Rebecca Day 40, c1828 and 4 daus
Rebecca Hattersley nee Day c1828 wed 1871 #396 to Thos Henry Humphrey Phillips 1828 - 1887 #9129 aged 59 son of Frances Hodges and John Phillips from Kent, died at Beechworth

4 Children 1. Ann E Hattersley 14, c1855
2. Mary E Hattersley 13, c1856
3. Florence F Hattersley 9, c1859
4. Louisa D Hattersley 5, c1864
1. Annie Elizabeth Hattersley from Derby wed 1875 #719 to Robert Roddam Sharp from Edinburgh
1 Child 1. Percy Roddam Sharp 1878 #12509
3. Florence Frances Hattersley from Birkenhead wed 1879 #1553 to Christopher Temby and lived at Beechworth, Avoca
3 Children 1. Harold Stanley Temby 1881 #573
2. Florence Beatrice Temby 1887 #8113
3. Raymond Percy Temby 1893 #6340
4. Louisa Day Hattersley from Cheshire wed 1887 #6120 to Francis Hebbard of Epsom, 4 chn

James Hatton

James Hinton Hatton, son of Thomas Strange Hatton and Sophia, born 14 Jan 1832 at Dr Williams Library, London, England
Going backwards -
Thomas Strange Hatton Birth: Jul 1793 Christening: 27 Aug 1793 at Old Meeting House Independent, Buckingham, Buckingham, England son of Anne and WILLM. HATTON

Thomas appears to have two wives named Sophia.
Thomas Hatton wed 30 SEP 1821 at Saint Mary Le Strand, Westminster, London to Sophia Bert
Thomas Hatton wed 31 OCT 1829 at Hope Mansell, Hereford to Sophia Baldwin

1. Ann Hatton Birth: 15 Apr 1818 at Darkhouse Baptist, Coseley, Stafford
2. Lydia Hatton Birth: 29 May 1820 at Darkhouse Baptist, Coseley, Stafford
3. Thomas Strange Hatton born 30 May 1822 at Darkhouse Baptist, Coseley, Stafford
4. William Hatton Birth: 14 Oct 1823 at Darkhouse Baptist, Coseley, Stafford
5. Elizabeth Hatton Birth: 04 Oct 1826 at Darkhouse Baptist, Coseley, Stafford

6. John Hatton Christening: 25 Aug 1830 at Hope Mansell, Hereford
7. James Hinton Hatton born 14 Jan 1832 at Dr Williams Library, London, London
8. Harriet Hatton Christening: 03 Sep 1837 at Hope Mansell, Hereford

James Hinton Hatton 14 Jan 1832 wed 1859 #2582 to Sarah Rickards, widow of Richard Samuel Rickards 1830 - 1857 #3291 aged 28 son of Hannah Heath and Richard Samuel Rickards of London, wed 1857 #3766 to Sarah Jones, and lived in Collingwood, with a son Richard Samuel Rickards 1858 #15127, who hyphenated his surname to Rickards-Hatton

3 children 1. Richard Samuel Rickards 1858 #15127
2. Sarah Ann Hatton 1860 #11408
3. Elizabeth Hatton 1862 #20129
1. Richard Samuel Rickards Hatton wed 1888 #7059R to Eliza Jane Gunn 1864-04-18 - 1946 #8563 aged 84, born at Angas Plains SA, and lived at Carlton North
2 children 1. Richard Sam Rickards Hatton 1892 #11704 lived 1 year
2. Violet Sarah Rickard Hatton 1895 #27922
2. Sarah Ann Hatton 1860 #11408 wed 1884 #3344 to George Thomas Bold 1853 #5526 and lived at Carlton, Cheltenham, 2 children
3. Elizabeth Hatton 1862 #20129 wed 1884 #6575 to Robert Edwin Wilson from New South Wales
2 children 1. Bertie Edwin Wilson 1886 #1705 lived 1 year
2. Eunice Elizabeth Wilson 1888 #1809

William Hawkes

William Hawkes 30 came Dec 1856 on the Neleus with Eliza Marshall 25, and lived at Geelong, Ashby then at Ballarat
7 Children 1. Ellen Marshall Hawkes 1857 #2399
2. Emily Hawkes 1858 #12182
3. Eliza Ann Hawkes 1860 #3307
4. Elizabeth Mary Hawkes 1863 #426
5. William Southam Hawkes 1865 #580 - 1866 #305 lived 1 year
6. Thomas Southam Hawkes 1866 #12623
7. Frederick James Hawkes 1868 #7264
7. Frederick James Hawkes 1868 #7264 wed 1900 #2615 to Rosa Jane Appleby 1869 #5782
1 child 1. Freda Rose Hawkes 1904 #12086

Thaddeus Hawking

Births to Dec 1855 of Thaddeus Paul Hawking in district of Stoke Damerel in the county of Devon,
From Tasmanian records, Phillis Lockyer and Henry Mills lived at Launceston with chn Thomas 1839, Jane 1843, William 1846, Sarah Maria 1848, Henry George 1850, Samuel 1852 and Amelia Mills 1855, then came to Fryerstown, Victoria where Maria born 1859 and Daniel 1861.

Thaddeus Paul Hawking c1855 aged 16 came June 1872 on the Queen Of Nations from Devon wed 1877 #2795 to Amelia Mills from Launceston and lived at Vaughan, Rutherglen

8 Children 1. Elizabeth Hawking 1878 #9201
2. Thaddeus Hawking 1879 #12629 - 1879 #9372 lived 1 month
3. Amelia Hawking 1880 #12268
4. Phillis Hawking 1882 #5991
5. Thaddeus Hawking 1883 #20412
6. Henry George Hawking 1885 #14214
7. William James Hawking 1887 #24599
8. Richard Daniel Hawking 1888 #25380
6. Henry George Hawking 1885 #14214 wed 1910 #6401 to Hannah Alice Lilian Weatherson 1883 #9737, and lived at Fitzroy South
2 children 1. Wm Hy Thaddeus Hawking 1911 #3278
2. Gordon Kelvin Hawking 1913 #33319

William Hawking

William Henry Hawken Christening: 12 Aug 1838 at Saint Wenn, Cornwall, England son of Abigail and William Hawken
IGI submitted entry - William Hawking wed 18 Nov 1834 to Elizabeth Merryfull at St Gregory'S, Dawlish, Devon, England Births to Sep 1851 Edward Merryfull Hawking in the district of Newton Abbot Vol 10 page 164, in the county of Devon
Unassisted Shipping to Victoria has William Hawking 41, Elizabeth Hawking aged 43 come Feb 1855 on the Indian Queen with W Hy Hawking aged 18, and Edwd M Hawking aged 3
Edward Merryfall Hawking wed 1872 #112 to Elizabeth Jones and had 6 chn to 1887
Elizabeth Merryfall c1809 - 1877 #10772 aged 67 dau of Elizabeth Gale and Emanuel Hawking (who wed 06 Jun 1809 at Kenton, Devon, England, an extracted record).
Elizabeth's brother William Merryfull born Devon 1827 and died at Rushworth, Vic, 1885 #6692 aged 58, wed Elizabeth Robinson; Albert James Merryfull born Baillieston, Vic 1876, William James Merryfull born Rushworth 1905 and Frederick Noel Merryfull born Mooroopna 1937
Elizabeth's brother Edward Thomas Deacon Merryfull 23 and Frances Jane Sanders/Saunders 22 came Jul 1854 on the James Carson and registered 5 chn

William Henry Hawking wed 1864 #1518 to Margaret Morgan and lived at Woods Point, Redcastle, Rushworth

12 Children 1. William Henry Hawking 1865 #4602
2. John Hawking 1866 #18824
3. Elizabeth Ellenor Hawking 1868 #13191
4. Mary Jane Hawking 1869 #25947
5. Edward Marryfield Hawking 1872 #25620
6. George Frederick Hawking 1874 #18405
7. Rose Ann Hawking 1877 #4581
8. Emmanuel Hawking 1878 #22006
9. James Hawking 1880 #3057
10. Arthur Thomas Hawking 1882 #9842
11. Margaret Ethel Hawking 1885 #3187
12. Ernest Hawking 1887 #6359 - 1887 #4015 lived 4 days
3. Elizabeth Ellenor Hawking 1868 #13191 wed 1887 #1303 to Joseph Smith Pettifer


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